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government and where you spend. >> every time in recent american history, we have run this experiment of big government, big spending, big entitlements, big taxes. it has led to economic catastrophe. it's led to huge amounts of burden on the american people. >> bill: what economic catastrophe. >> ever since the beginning of the great society as you pointed out trillions of dollars that began the big uptick in deficit spending. some presidents have spent more than others, okay? >> bill: right. >> every time we have run the far left progressive experiment of dog out money whether it's entitlement programs, bill, whether it's going into the inner city and pumping god knows how many hundreds of billions into education, every time we have run those experiments, the exact opposite effect has happened. not only have the poor not been elevated out of poverty, but you have also perpetuated this cult of dependency and victim hood. >> bill: that's pretty true. what you are say something true. >> in the mackenzie survey you are talking about rich is getting richer and poorer getting poorer. that's the f
and gloom for the market watchers. what's the truth here. >> traders for a long time figured this was no big deal a big oner. recently they started to take action pulling gold prices higher over $1,600 a troy ounce and a weak dollar means that oil prices are spiking higher almost to $100 a barrel. bar the door if we actually have a default then you could see the big impacts a big market sell-off spiking interest rates. >> shepard: default a much bigger deal than a downgrade. a lot of folks suggest a downgrade coming either way. >> a downgrade could come any time. very big impact on consumer interest rates, mortgage rates, small business loans. you name it, they become more exeivel if those interest rates move higher. also stocks could sell off not good news for your 401(k), shep. >> shepard: no doubt. gerri willis fox business news. her report 5:00 eastern time, 4:00 central on the fox business network jewels up the dial. one republican leader says president obama would rather give speeches about the debt crisis than find a solution. but the president's experts say he is the one actually tal
jersey, hit 106, the highest temperature, ever, for any day, ever, in newark. that shows how big this area of heat is. you can still see heat advisories extending from kansas and toward the mid-atlantic and the eastern seaboard. the heat index from kansas is 106 in wichita and 109 in st. louis and creeping across the northern planes and 92 in minute appear police but the bull's eye is the eastern seaboard and now up to 121 is what it feels like in washington, dc, incredible, and i am sure that is record. and dover, 119, and 116 in newark. a day to stay indoors. at night the temperatures only dropping into the mid 80's. so the house does not cool down and not catching any break from the heat. >> i look forward to the next ice age. when will it end? rick: we are mid-july so the hottest, anyway, so well not see a huge relief but a relief across the north. tomorrow, 94 in chicago and hot across the eastern seaboard at 10- to 15-degrees below today's heat index but the dark colors it heats back up and folks across the south, especially kansas and oklahoma have been dealing with the he
finally came out publicly with a bipartisan, big, tough plan, a framework for how to deal with our very real challenge with our record deficits and debt. it's my hope that the senate will consider cut, cap and be balance, defeat it and then put a responsible plan on the floor, one that shares the sacrifice across all the areas of our budget and that puts forward the kind of framework that everyone can support. bill: okay. on the cut, cap and balance, so you agree with harry reid that this is a waste of time on a balanced budget. why would a balanced budget amendment when polls show 72% of those surveyed favor it, why would you be opposed to that, senator? >> i don't speak for leader reid, obviously, but what i think the leader was suggesting was that with ten days left until we default on america's mortgage, we should be focusing on things that have a very real chance of passage in both houses and that can avoid the catastrophic consequences of defaulting on america's debt. i think leader reid and many of us in the senate are concerned that if we simply keep ping-ponging back and forth
know they are all big boys. and i suspect that speaker boehner in a few minutes. again, can you see what we are waiting on, speaker boehner, we believe within minutes is going to come before cameras and microphones there in the pressroom in the house and give his response to the president's comments. i know they are big boys but the president did go after republicans, especially house republicans. and especially house tea party republicans in this session. does that make it harder to deal or do they just sort of -- >> yeah, probably. but i mean the president has been doing this all along. he did it more forcefully today than he has in the past. remember when he gave the speech at george washington university paul ryan who had pointed out a budget and risks about these things and the president went after him about it it's not the first time. i suspect it's not going to be the last. boehner has a difficult job but simple task. he needs to show up at 11:00 a.m. tomorrow morning that something that house republicans, 218 of them can agree on them. something that's long overdue. i was re
called worse. could we have a deal? welcome everyone, we're here on sunday because it could be a big day for our whole entire country. >> and the news is whether we've got a deal or not. shortly after ten o'clock last night. harry reid said you know, i was going to have everybody show up in the mid feel the night and take a vote at 1 a.m. and he received word from the white house that apparently, the white house and this really hacks him off, you know, because it kind of bypasses him, and former speaker pelosi, dealing directly with mitch mcconnell, joe biden 6789 it sounds like they've got a deal, and close to a deal and some of of the frame work as well to talk about it. yeah, it looks like it's been going back and forth and take a look, it looks like debt ceiling increase, 1.2 trillion to 2.4 last night last through the night and living in my office, as high as 2.8 trillion dollars in debt ceiling increases, spending cuts have to be about the same amount commensurate. >> dollar for dollar. >> at least if not more. >> and guys, there's a little bit of wrangling whether or not that bala
. two competing plans that each side says will solve the situation. what are the big difference ? >> reporter: moments ago senator harry reid said speaker boehner's republican plan is dead on arrival in the senate. when you look at them on paper these plans are not that far apart. let's dig into the details. senator reid wants to cut spending by about 2.7 trillion. boehner wants to cut it by 1.2 trillion in the first bite but then come back later maybe with 1.8 trillion more. close together. the big difference is reid wants to have 2.4 trillion in more borrowing power. through the end of 2012. boehner just wants to do it through early 2012 for a trillion. so there would be less borrowing power. which would moon we would have this debate again in a few -- would mean we would have this debate again in a few months. both sides suggest that neither plan, even though they are not far apart they are not going anywhere. the question is should there be a third plan, a plan by the president? listen to what the president said last night. he never says call your congressman and support a s
on this planet as we know it today. that is a very big deal. chris stirewalt joins me, fox news digital politics editor, i should say. so, chris, how long do we have on the planet, life as we know it? what's your take? >> i'm not buying anymore green bananas. [laughter] it sounds like we're headed into real trouble, doesn't it? martha: it sure does. >> well, look, the speaker -- the former speaker, pelosi, now the minority leader in the house demonstrates that before you get to the end on something like this, everybody has to say something totally over the top, and now she's taking her turn. the truth of the matter is we're probably closer now to a deal and closer now to a bipartisan resolution than we ever have been because as house republicans start to saddle up behind john boehner's plan getting over their grumbling about the fact that it doesn't give them everything that they want, it brings us closer to the final vehicle which will get republican and democratic support in the senate and move us on to an increase in the debt ceiling and some kind of a deal. martha: yeah. you know, there are
is at the white house for us. first though mike emanuel is live on capitol hill. big question now. what changes, mike, did the speaker have to make to get the votes that he needed on this? >> harris, bottom line he put in a balanced budget amendment proposal that was the key for some conservative republicans who weren't quite comfortable with the speaker's plan. got him to the 218 votes necessary. but before the votes were cast, here is some of the speaker's passionate plea to his fellow republicans. >> this house has acted. it is time for the administration and time for our colleagues across the aisle put something on the table. tell us where you are. [cheers] >> and indeed that has been a rallying cry of republicans here on capitol hill. where is your plan, mr. president? where is your plan, senate democratic leadership? as for the senate democratic leadership what they don't like about it is the balanced budget amendment among other things but that is a key sticking point. take a listen. >> now the speaker has brought in the requirement to extend the debt ceiling we have to amend the constit
scanners, that was big concern of people and also for some of the privacy advocates. jon? jon: yeah. and some of our chatters are wondering when this is going to hit the consumer market, you know, can i buy one of these things and scan anybody i want to? >> reporter: you know what, interesting? facebook is looking at it and google, also, to allow you to take a picture of someone and do an immediate google search to get any other information on them. so your chatters are up to speed, jon. jon: that is a brave new world. jamie colby, thank you. >> reporter: take care. jenna: breaking news of the day, and we have more big stories throughout the hour including a big rule anything the case of the former police sergeant who keeps losing wyomings. what -- wives. the case of drew peterson and how it could impact his murder trial. >>> also house speaker john boehner reworking his debt deal. this as the clock ticks closer to that default deadline. six days away, can a deal be struck in time? we'll go in depth just ahead.   you could save a bundle with geico's multi-policy discount. geic
between himself and michele bachmann. >> big difference between talking and getting stuff done. and i get stuff done. >> it's the latest chantner the rivalry of the two minnesota candidates for the republican presidential nomination, which boiled over yesterday, with pawlenty having spent almost two weeks saying bachmann has no congressional accomplishments to speak of, bachmann had enough. in a sunday statement, she fired back saying "i've fought against irresponsible spending while governor pawlenty was leading a multimillion dollar budget mess in minnesota." later the bachmann campaign added on healthcare mandates, climate change and wall street bail-outs there's very little daylight between governor pawlenty's record and the obama administration's." this back and forth comes with pawlenty still trailing bachmann in the polls. for bachmann, the verbal sparring seems to come with at least some risk. it will likely draw even more attention to the iowa straw poll, less than three weeks away, and pawlenty seems to have the advantage of a larger, deeper iowa organization. the straw poll bal
sign of relief? "fox & friends" starts right now. >>dave: good saturday, everyone, a big news saturday. we thought the heat would be the big story. but anything but. a very serious matter. good to have you here for alisyn. >> all hell breaking loose in many parts of the world including in norway. >> we have new information of the shooting in the shotting massacre and bombing that happened hours apart in norway. >> this as the death toll from the attacks has gone up to 91. and greg is leave in london. greg? >>greg: we have been tracking this story through the night and hour by hour it is worse and worse and the words, the gunman as he shot the victims "you all must die," describing the scene, the prime minister, he turned paradise into hell. and now the events of the shocking attack right now. police now say that 84 people were killed on the island 20 miles from the capital of norway, one of the worst mass shooting sprees in history. the gunman was dressed as a policeman calling teens to come closer and then tee towns the guns on him, machine guns, rifles and pistols and the kids ran, h
? >> well, i think he would like a big deal, a big agreement that would do two things. one was it would give the appearance, at least, of having made a major inroad. raising the debt ceiling and the leverage that provides to the republicans who only control one house of the congress further spending cuts. i think those are his two objectives. he wants the big deal because it would give him something to run on. he will could say look, we have taken major steps to improve our country's fiscal situation. and that will help the economy, he will argue. even if the economy hasn't done much between now and then. i think he wanted a deal. yeah. he wanted it on his terms he wanted a deal. >> here is why i disagree with you: last may, the senate voted on president obama's proposed budget cuts 400 billion over 10 years. that's 40 billion a year. 40 billion a year. that's nothing. that's lunch money for what the government spends. he didn't want any spending cuts. that was just three months ago. so how you can say now that he really wants some kind of meaningful deal? he didn't want it in may. why does
point. that's not a big deal. a lot of that is tied to greece and not what's happening in washington, is it not? >> reporter: let's put this into perspective. broadly speaking you could say the following. if there is no deal on this debt problem by that deadline in early august, if there is no deal you will probably see the stock market retreat big time. if surprise surprise there is a deal, and the debt ceiling is raids and we borrow some more money and we don't default, you can expect stocks to go straight up. that's the situation we are in. what i'm saying is you are going to see an awful lot of up and down with your money hour by hour. that's the way this week is going to be. bill: stuart varney. u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton is saying she is sure a debt deal with be reached. >> i'm confident congress will do the right thing and secure a deal on the debt ceiling. and work with president obama to take the steps necessary to improve our long-term fiscal outlook. bill: no coincidence she made those comments in hong kong. can both side make a deal? senator ron johnson, a ne
it would be a big mistake if we got to next tuesday and hadn't fixed this. in the best interests of the country, the american people we need to come together. it is going to require, in my view, a exitment on the part of democrats who -- a commitment on the part of democrats who so far have been unwilling to take on long term issues. >> greta: do you know of any democrat who said let's take on entitlements? >> i think most don't want to have that vote. >> greta: if you think entitlements a necessity, a strong structural change and the republicans say absolutely no, we are not going to vote for structural change that does put it at an impossible position, impasse. >> i think what this does, i don't like this honestly, we haven't passed a budget in 800 days. i think the american people look at this and say this is dysfunctional, broken. which is why we are talking this special commit think that would sit down. >> greta: we had the bowles simpson committee. the american people think fine, but you didn't pay attention to the last one. >> this would have an up and down vote on recomme
to make a statement so big that it could not be misunderstood. finally, there was one warning sign that is coming out now. the intelligence officials in norway apparently saw a red flag when he ordered large amounts of chemicals from a company online from poland. it did put up that red flag. they checked into it. apparently did not think anything of it. there had been -- he been big lots of fertilizer, but he rented a farm and planned that well. so he got away with. >> shepard: greg burke, thank you. continued coverage of the stunning attack. we'll talk live with a former fbi agent who supervised the federal task force to capture the unabomber. what he says about how the gunman in this case carried out the massacre. and why it is so hard to stop this kind of terrorism. that's minutes away. >> first, washington, politics and the debt ceiling debate. they are at it again. it is almost all politics. there's a little more than a week left before the u.s. hits its borrowing limit the 2nd of august the u.s. will default on all of its loans. everyone has different ideas. politicians from
a gun, geraldo, you don't have security. i have a big laugh when they asked me for a security guard. they don't want him to have a gun. don't want to have security, don't have a gun, not having security. i laugh about people hire our company don't want armed people. what good is security? >> geraldo: 93 dead in norway. guess what the maximum sentence this guy is facing. >> is he probably facing six years and eating sardines or something. that's a very liberal country. we know about that. >> there is no death penalty in norway. and the maximum jail time is 21 years and they can't run consecutively so 21 years, this 32-year-old perpetrator is facing 21 years. >> to look at that and look at the bodies that were laying on the coastal line there. and these people were just slaughtered. there for 90 minutes, geraldo. what kills me is that this is the labor party's group there. wouldn't you put some kind of protection just for these kids? if they got hurt there, how would you then, the medevac somebody over there. >> the legend of the peaceful country is shown to be very naive. bo, i will
posts after the gang of six revealed a plan earlier this week and a big reason why the talks broke down. and one of those six, he joins me now. senator, the gang is famous for trying to bridge republicans and democrats and democrats didn't like the fact that you didn't offer enough spending cuts, republicans didn't like the fact that among your ideas was revenue enhancements. what they called automatic tax hikes. but still, it was a bridge. is that bridge now burned and destroyed? >> oh, no, i don't think so at all. as a matter of fact, our plan does not raise taxes. we actually cut the taxes dramatically and the revenue that we allocate is revenue from growth in the economy. which is exactly how we ought to approach it. this is the-- >> wait a minute, wait, didn't that include getting rid of credit and subsidies and the like that would effectively at least here in some states, raise taxes on those individuals to work. >> well, some are arguing that, but we reduce rates far more than we adjust the tax preferences so no matter how you look at it. we have far more rate reduction than we d
vulnerable to a stock, a european debt crisis pops up again or you get another big natural disaster. are we headed for a double dip? >> boy, i sure hope not. but these signs, just what happened the last few weeks, you've had more companies, paul, as you know, laying off workers, major companies like sisco, nobody's hiring right now. the housing market stinks. consumers aren't spending, so you just wonder where the job growth is going to come from. and obama is in a bit of a vice here right now. because they spent the 800 billion dollars in 2009 and 2010 to prop up the economy, and you've got a little bump up in the economy from that and now the debt is so big, you can't continue to borrow, so i think that keynesian economics have run its course. >> paul: they have thrown every part of the keynesian arsenal at this, near zero it rates for two and a half years, cash for clunkers, mortgage policy, housing tax credits and here we are under 2% growth and 9% unemployment. what's the lesson of the policy choice sns. >> well, the short lesson they don't work and steve is right, if the president rea
said he would like a big plan in terms of making substantial cuts to show we are serious about cutting the deficit. he would also like us to carry the nation through the 2012 election, but today the white house chief of staff was asked about the two-stage or two-tier plan. here is how he responded. >> if there are two steps fine, but do not of a step in the second part that lets the political system show us dysfunction. get this deficit ceiling put off perhaps after the election but more importantly putting that off and giving certainty and lifting the cloud of default is begin a serious discussion and action on the deficit. >> reporter: so the way things stand, there are conversations going on the hill and lawmakers on the hill. at this point it's not clear necessity can achieve a breakthrough. the stumbling block continues to be revenues or cutting tax loopholes, however you want to look at it. >> gregg: asian markets will be open shortly. market reaction to a deal or no deal. thank you very much. catch more of chris wallace interview with john boehner and he talked to the treasury-s
that the market will believe in. >> thank you, we'll tell you two big interviews on fox news sunday. chris wallace speaks with john boehner. an exclusive only on fox . chris will talk with treasury secretary tim githener. you will not want to miss it >> now to norway, a nation in mourning tonight. new information about the two terror attacks that shock that country. the suspect in the attack telling local media that his client admitted responsibility. one of the attacks a bombing in the office of the prime minister. he was not there at the time. the crisis has united the norwedgian people. >> norway is a small country but we feel very strong with the people of about the violence we have seen. >> police have not confirmed a second shooter in the youth camp yesterday. but they are saying they are investigate witness reports. the shooting rampage killed 80 people there alone. survivors counting the cold blooded nature of the gunman. >> she - he was going around and killing people and i saw a girl and she was crying because she had seen him shoot another person. >> and latest streaming live for us in
are big and bad. new video of a suspected serial groper and one city's search for the guy who can't keep his hands to himself. movement in the debt showdown as we speak. president obama meeting with democratic leaders harry reid and nancy pelosi receipt now at the white house and here is what we know. from the house speaker john boehner deciding not to announce the proposal tonight, but expected to introduce a bill tomorrow afternoon. earlier he made an exclusive appearance on fox news sunday and at that point he was hoping to have an announcement by 4 p.m. eastern today. >> we've got a spending problem. and i'm going to do everything i can to try to tackle this problem in as big a way as i can, because it's the right thing for the country. >> even if it causes heartburn in the g.o.p. caucus? >> it's about doing the right thing for our country. >> harris: another key player in the crisis speaking with chris wallace today. tim geithner explaining why president obama is against a short plan. >> we're trying to do something important, to avoid default today and-- >> you may end up with defa
of the midwest. >>> those power companies are asking people to conserve where they can. >> gregg: big question when can folks expect relief from this sticky heat. meteorologist maria molina in the extreme weather center? >> depending on where you live. in you live in the upper midwest or northeast you are expected to get relief. parts in the southern plains, oh man, texas and dallas, texas and triple-digits for days to come. parts in the southeast are not expecting any relief. northern parts, a cold front is going through the region but 95 in new york city. and it feels like 101 in new york. 106 is dallas, texas. so those dangerous levels of heat and humidity. there are a number of affected heat warnings out for those areas shaded in red also across portions of the midwest. that is where we could see heat index values up to 120 degrees. take a look at them from yesterday. 124 in wilmington, delaware and many other areas are looking at extremely high heat index values. throughout the great lakes it is going to produce some severe weather. as we head into tomorrow, it will look better but still
on and now the weather maps. big story the last couple of days has been a nonstory, tropical storm don became nothing, unfortunately. folks in texas hopes to get a big storm out of this and get some rain at least. the storm slowed up and they did not get the rain. across the eastern part of the country, across coastal areas, there was some rain but not too far inland but they will take anything they can get the entire state of texas is dealing with the worst drought they have ever had and now the radar, the eastern part of the country will deal with storms. it is hot. humid. we will see more storms this afternoon. texas unfortunately is not beginning to get much rain. in the northern plains, big storms, and some this afternoon, and they will be severe, keep that in mind, and across the west, we will continue to deal with storms cross the four corners. and now, everyone is excited about the state fair for the food and this year, those are doughnuts and a burger. and bacon. how is that for breakfast? take a bite. >> rick will be 20 pounds heavier by the end of the show. >> we will not be able t
, some real big news, actually, because speaker boehner, it seems, may have a plan that will come to fruition, before 4 p.m. this afternoon so that the asian markets aren't rattled and it will involve sort of a two pronged approach. >> yeah, but the most important part of the two step process clayton mentioned there's going to be a short-term extension involved and the democrats have objected to that, as you know, from the very beginning, the president, nancy pelosi, harry reid all three last night reiterating they will not support a short-term extension. so it appears we are playing with some serious fire on this sunday. >> what does john boehner do, comes up and hands over the paper work, they immediately say no. listen to this, thises what mitch mcconnell has to say about this. there is bipartisan agreement on the need to prevent fault and given the unprecedented size of the debt ceiling increase, the president is requesting, this is not an easy process. and the effort to prevent default while substantially reducing washington spending will continue. >> of course, all of the co
. alisyn: you talk about what the stock market is doing. yesterday it took a big hit closing down almost 200 points. it was the 4th straight day of losses. let's bring in stuart varney to help us understand this. will the market go down again, stu? >> in general terms nobody will be prepared to forecast where the stock market will go. it's like october of 2008 when there was a decision in the house, do we bail out wall street or don't we. there was a profound reaction on wall street when that vote came in. in general terms, here is what you can say. if we get a deal -- if a deal looks likely by this weekend, the stock market will probably go up. quite sharply. if we do not get a deal at all, nothing is on the table by that next week's deadline you can expect the stock market to go down quite sharply. those are generalized expectations for stocks, but i think they are realistic. here is the news of the day. as of this morning, a letter went out from the chief executives of all the big wall street firms. that letter went out to every member of congress. everybody on capitol hill. it was a
the northeast will see a big relief from these hot temperatures back to normal with a high of 82°. texas, still expecting triple digit highs 103 in dallas. raleigh, north carolina still above average high at 95. >> arthel: it stays hot at night, i know here in new york. people who are healthy and strong, they are becoming overwhelmed by the heat. >> very important to stay safe. some areas during this heatwave their nighttime lows with were hotter than their daytime average high temperatures. the entire day throughout the overnight hours they were looking at temperatures above average. it is incredible how massive and powerful this past heatwave was. fortunately, almost over for some folks. >> rick: a lot of people look to go into the water to find relief from this heat. you have to be safe. there's a search underway in western wisconsin after two boats collided. two people were killed in the crash. one from each boat. two men are still missing both in their 20s. one was arrested. another three sent to local hospitals. police say people onboard had gathered for an upcoming wedding. they are look
're doing. not getting a big reaction from that in the mainstream media. we're going to have a fair and balanced debate on that moments from now. >>> and we continue to keep one eye on this story, awful breaking news coming in the from norway after that bombs -- bombing earlier. now reports that a gunman went into a youth camp, and the wires are saying that a number of people have been shot in this incident. ambassador john bolton joins us now in three minutes on that story as an investigation is now underway following another deadly bus crash on our nation's roads as well. one person is dead, dozens more are injured, and we may be joined moments from now by the soldier who helped to save lives at this scene. he became a first responder. this is an incredible story, and we're trying to get a conversation with him going. we'll keep you posted on that. >>> also an ohio policeman under fire for a rant that was caught on his dash cam. did this officer overreact? the we're going to play that tape for you, you can see what you think. be right back, more "america live". >> what's the first
. >> hello, everyone. it's 5:00 on the east coast. this is "the five." a big show tonight. another alleged sex scandal rocks the democratic party. we'll tell you about the latest erratic behavior from oregon congressman david wu. plus, outrage in texas tonight after a houston cemetery director tries to censor the words "god" and" jesus" from funeral services. then the hbo show "true blood" takes a bite out of fox news. "the five" starts right now. >> president obama is set to address the nation tonight at 9:00 p.m. over the debt stalemate. let's start with the latest on that. i noticed that he's going to give the at the same time tonight from the east room, which probably means that jay carney has finally kicked him out of the briefing room, he has to find another place to do it. i thought that if you're going to announce something, you would announce a deal, but instead it sounds like they'll talk about the stalemate. andrea, what do you think he says tonight? >> that's such a good point, why if you don't have a deal why would you come out and address the nation? i think he's caving to th
hikes as well. >> that's the big sacrifice? one of their big cuts is a trillion dollars out of the defense budget because they figured out that the iraq war is winding down so afghanistan is also winding down and that's the trillion dollars they thought they'd save but they don't list anything with the harry reid plan and not to look at entitlements, how could you possibly say we're taking a hard look and making tough decision abouts the future of our -- of the country economically and not look at entitlements when even the president of the united states has had a problem. let's look at john boehner. he says, all right, i'll raise the debt ceiling. this is what i mean by a two phased plan. just a trillion dollars and we'll have $1.2 trillion in cuts by the end of the year. the future cuts will be commissioned and sent up after they commission a bipartisan panel to decide, you know, republicans or democrats to decide which will be cut and what shouldn't. >> and apparently, it would be along the lines of the cut, cap and balance as you can see right there. here is something th
. >> it was a big vote in the house today, what's going to happen with your 401k on the outcome of that vote. >> we have to focus on gretchen's 401k. >> revealing all, gretchen? >> no. next on the rundown, who knew john mccain was a fan of "lord of the rings"? >> tea party hobbitts could return to mother earth. >> why he's turning on republicans, the tea party ones at least in the debt debate. >> and these two soldiers served together but did not come home together. now they are side by side at arlington national cemetery but their friendship lives on through an amazing story that both of their families are here to share and that's coming up. >> happy birthday, elizabeth berkeley! that actress turns 39 today. and i'll list her movies in the break. ♪ [ female announcer ] erybody loves that cushiony feeling. uh oh. i gotta go. [ female announcer ] and with charmin ultra soft, you can get that same cushiony feeling you love while still using less. charmin ultra ft has extra cushions that are soft and more absorbent. so you can use four times less versus the leading value brand. ah. [ femalennounce
. >> hi. >> my name is amanda, and i'm a big fan, i'm from iowa originally. >> nice. >> yes. [laughter] i'm an atheist, and in dangerousville, ohio, in 2008 you asserted that no organization receiving taxpayer funds would be able to discriminate in hiring or firing based on a person's religion. however, you have not rescinded the executive order that permits this type of discrimination. in a time of economic hardship when it's difficult for a person to get a job based on her skills, what would you say to a woman who has been denied employment because of her religion or lack of religious beliefs by a taxpayer-funded organization? >> well, this is a very difficult issue, but a more narrow one than i think might be implied. it's very straightforward that people shouldn't be discriminated against for race, gender, sexual orientation and/or religious affiliation. what has happened is that there has been a carve outdating back to president clinton's presidency. for religious organizations in their hiring for particular purposes. and this is always a tricky part of the first amendment. on the on
is literally starving and the ruling class is gorging on big macs. >> they think big magazines are luxury goods. they never have heard of ruth's crist. >> it is hard to hear mcdonalds in the list of luxury goods. >> but what does it say? that it is awesome or they 1r* franchise eferz where and that's where they get their burgers? >> i think we have taken it for granted. it is new to them and it is awesome. i remember going as a kid and it was the most awesome thing ever. i think the elite should share the wealth in north korea with some of the poorer people. if you are making a lot of money, you should be taxed higher and give that to some of the people and bring them up. and a am i say 1234*g what in the hell am i sailing -- 8ing? >> i thought you would say they should drop frys from -- >> they can do that. cluster frys. >> jill, if you had the chance you would act like the north koreans and deck yourself out in expensive clothes. >> you know what, i will disagree with you on that. i will say, don't let your people star of. if you will fly in big max, at least you will never get the piping hot
money than you're taking in, you need to spend less of it. there's no symptom of big government more menacing than our debt. break its grip, and we begin to liberate our economy and our future. bill: we've been talking about this issue for months, and we are down to that critical time. good morning, everybody, i'm bill hemmer. and a big welcome to jamie colby. jamie: you think we'll make it before august 2nd? how you feeling? bill: we'll see. jamie: we'll know more after the next two hours. absolutely. great to have you all here. harry reid and speaker boehner both have their own plans, presenting their own debt deals last night. boehner's plan cuts $3 trillion over the next ten years raising the debt limit by more than $2.5 trillion, and guess what? no tax hikes. bill: reid's plan includes more than $2.5 trillion in cuts over ten years raising the debt limit by $2.4 trillion and, also, no tax hikes. or as they like to call them in washington these days, revenue. stuart varney of fox business, good morning, my friend. how you doing? you're a financial man, what was your takeaway from
a blank check today. this is just not going to happen. >> so is it about the american people or one big re-election campaign? we report, you decide. >> meanwhile, the united states government arming a mexican drug cartel for war? and when people said hey, this doesn't smell right, a brand new report says that's when the cover-up began. yes, the cover-up, brian. >> yes, a grandmother confronted by a naked intruder. >> again? >> not in my house! >> be strong. there's always a way to protect yourself. use it! >> but this crook picked on the wrong lady. "fox & friends" the right show for you because we start right now. >> come on in, folks and welcome to our tuesday telecast. we have lots to talk about because the president of the united states and the speaker of the house last night decided it was time to go in front of the american public to make their case. >> again? as brian just said about the other story, again? >> right. >> how many times do we have to have a press conference to try to figure out what the hell to do with our debt? it's one press conference after another and i thin
. [ jack ] yeah, ts is pretty good. don't you have a big race today? don't worry, kevin, i've got it all covered. (cheering crowd) track announcer: and jamie mcmurray wins the brickyard 400. how'd we do? announcer: check out huge clearance savings at bass pro shops and our upcoming fall hunting classic. he was all like "oh no, i cannot do investing." next thing you know he's got a stunning portfolio. shhhh, you're welcome. [ male announcer ] e-trade. investing unleashed. >> all right. glad you're up. the debt ceiling deadline quickly approaching. we're less than one week away from possible default. so how will washington come together on a solution before tuesday's deadline? will they at all? former advisor to president bill clinton and author of "revolt" dick morris now joins us. dick, i know you have a lot to say about this and how this is all playing out. first off, as for the president, is this drama working for him? >> no. no, it's working against him. ultimately, whenever washington is a mess, it's the president that gets blamed for it. now, of course, republicans in congress get
's no symptom of big government more menacing than our debt. break its grip, and we begin to liberate our economy and our future. >> i'm asking you all to make your voice heard. if you want a balanced approach to reducing the deficit, let your member of congress know. >> reporter: enough people did, presumably supporters as well as opponents, that the speaker's web site crashed along with those of a couple of other republicans and at least one democrat. republicans say the president wants a long-term debt ceiling hike to keep it out of his re-election bid. democrats say the bond rating agencies want a long-term hike. a short-term one, they say, would risk a downgrade of this country's credit rating, and that would hike credit interest rates on everyone. jon: the overwhelming number of calls coming into senate offices are urging members to oppose the president's call for tax increases, so we'll see. wendall goler, thank you. jenna: for more on this developing story, we're joined by a congressman who says both sides are responsible for the mess we're in. congressman bill pascal of new jerse
, in exchange for big, big spending cuts. but, the white house knew that a lot of republicans including speaker john boehner thought it would be irresponsible to not -- raise the debt ceiling and go past the limited and on the other hand, the white house is insisting on a long term deal to get it passed the election, and, republicans know that they cannot reject a deal too, voy default now, just so they can get it passed the election and if there is an actual deal that is -- for 6 months the white house will have to accept it. so, both sides have these weakness in their bargaining positions. >> jamie: byron york of the washington examiner, i know you wrote a great piece on this yesterday and we'll follow your commentary how things are going in washington. thanks for weighing in, today. >> thank you, jamie. >> eric: right now it is ten at night in hong kong and 11:00 at night in tokyo and, in hours when the traders wake up and go to work, what will happen? all eyes are anticipating what could happen when trading beginnings in the asian markets, anxiety of a possible massive sell off is running o
here. incredible this country is not that big, only 5 million people, so such a massive attack has really taken its toll. as someone was telling me this morning, everybody knows somebody, that knows somebody or is related to them. the kids in the camp were womaning from all over the country. finally, jenna, it's very sad in so much of these parts the judge saying after tharbg the hearing waafter that, the hearing was closed and but he came out and talked a little bit about it. he said he was not interested in the number of people he had to kill, he just wanted to make a statement. he certainly did that. jenna: certainly indeed and sad as you say, greg. more developments as we get them from norway, greg burke, thank you. jon: we still have debt deadlock on capitol hill with the default deadline just eight days away now. congressional leaders are still struggling to hammer out some kind of a deal, one that would raise the limit on our nation's credit card while cutting trillions of dollars in spending. house speaker john boehner may unveil his own bill today. harry reid said it would
, the experts agree america and the world is in big trouble. tonight, the debt limit. and how the tea party republicans have rejected their own leaders' plan. plus the u.s. connection to the shooting rampage in norway. [sirens] >> shepard: the accused killer's manifest toe said to be almost identical to an american terrorist. tonight, new clues about the motive for the massacre. and the suspect reportedly warns there are others like him out there. plus, a grizzly bear attacks teenagers on a school trip in alaska. >> and the bear just started going after a bunch of the kids in the group. it got him and knocked him down and bit prevent the united states of america from defaulting on its loans from the first time in history next tuesday. tonight, republicans and democrats are still very far apart on some very important issues. and with days of red tape likely to delay things, once lawmakers do finally agree, time is running out. today, the republicans who control the house and the democrats who control the senate offered separate plans to raise the debt limit. the republican house speaker john
spending. alisyn: we have a big lineup on our show to talk about the debt. republican senator lindsey graham, and jim jordan, the head of the senate committee. we are asking you today about the debt debate. if the u.s. defaults are you worried it will be bad for your family or do you still don't see how it will impact you directly. go to our web site foxnews.com/americasnewsroom. bill: in 90 minutes we had 6,000 votes online yesterday. lines are open right now. what do you think? weigh on in. alisyn. that was new polls showing mitt romney leads the pack of announced presidential candidates. 27% support romney. but it dramatically closes if sarah palin, or rick perry or rudy giuliani are included. alisyn: there is new outrage over a decision not to cover healthcare benefits for 9/11 workers stricken with cancer. defenders of the move say there is little evidence that exposure to hazardous materials at ground zero caused the cancer. >> this is an insult to our intelligence' 53 funerals. 51 were because the person died of cancer. alisyn: rick leventhal is live in the news room. >> report
: the debt debacle the threat of a credit downgrade is very real. stock sell off is very big. speaker boehner says a dirty word trying to get republicans in line. tonight, the standoff in washington. plus, the moment of the norway explosion caught on tape the blast shook the store and sent people running into the streets. [sirens] of course now we know that was only the beginning. and before the day ended, dozens would be dead. tonight, remembering the victims. and is this man planning yet another attack from behind bars? smile for the cops. >> look in the camera and in a matter of seconds a true identity in all of the criminal record comes back. >> it really has been a game changer. >> shepard: tonight, how police are using facial recognition to confirm your i.d. but, first from fox this wednesday night, never in this nation's history have we faced anything quite like this. make no mistake the politicians have created this crisis that could sink our nation's credit rating. six days to go until the deadline to raise the debt ceiling, officials are warning they may not be able to pay all the c
drucker. workingf late this is a big story. david, i know a lot has been coming out since the president and john boehner spoke earlier w headed. what are you hearing? >> both sides, both the speaker's office and the white house were dueling in terms of the numbers and the framework and who was backing off this and pushing for that. although it may sound counterintuitive, the fact that the speaker wants to take this to the congress' level, negotiate with reid and other congressional leaders on both sides of the aisle might help this. they can figure out together where the votes are try and get something through each house and get it to the president. at this poin^ anything the president gets he will sign. i originally thought it was best to have the president in the room, because he could give the democrats cover and direct them as to where he wanted them to go. for whatever reason it doesn't appear to have worked. you might as well do the it now and not have a middleman who going to vote for what. >> that's really interesting. when you think about it, dave the knock against the presiden
. there was a moment in time when president obama was talking about doing big things and being the guy and turnin turning this into a much needed win by a beleaguered president. we are seeing this fade away, we are seeing the administration give control of this discussion to capitol hill, just like with other things. martha: as you say, in previous confrontations when it came to healthcare, stimulus, all of that got pwubgd back to congress to work out the details. he looked like he wanted to be out in front of this. why do you think he changed his mind? >> reporter: it's really hard. being president is really hard but also doing a deal like this is really hard because the scope of what you're talking about isn't -- this isn't about money. we heard over the w weekend, or it's 400 billion on this or 800 billion on that, there is a chasm which exists between the republicans and the house, the conservatives from 2010 and president obama who is puerto rico the hreu ral wing of the democratic party and his victory in 2008. there is a rubber game that needs to be played here, that is the 2012 election a
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